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What’s the difference between Betadine Antiseptic first aid cream and ointment?

Difference Between Betadine® Antiseptic First Aid Cream & Ointment

February 23, 2015 9:48 am Published by

Betadine antiseptics help to inactivate bacteria and fungi that are commonly responsible for wound and skin infections. The range of Betadine antiseptics include a liquid, spray, ointment and cream to ensure application is convenient and most effective depending on the type of wound or skin condition.

The importance of iodine

The Importance of Povidone Iodine

April 10, 2014 10:28 am Published by

Iodine is an antiseptic with a long history of use in the treatment of wounds, dating back over 170 years ago. It has also been described as the most potent antiseptic available, with a broad spectrum of antimicrobial action against bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses.

Iodine’s role in preventing infection

How Iodine Can Help Prevent an Infection

March 10, 2014 10:28 am Published by

For hundreds of years, it has been known that iodine has highly effective antiseptic properties. Betadine products contain povidone‐iodine, which was developed in the early 1950s to overcome the problem of elemental iodine and poor tolerability.